Kannada Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Kannada Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Kannada grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Kannada. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Kannada Prepositions

Learning the Kannada Prepositions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Kannada language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Kannada.

Kannada prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsKannada Prepositions
Prepositionspadha punja
inside the housemaneya olage
outside the carcarina horagade
with menanna jothe
without himavanilladhe
under the tablemejina kelage
after tomorrownaale adhamele
before sunsetsuryasthadha olage
but I'm busyadhare naanu thumbha busy

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Kannada.

List of Prepositions in Kannada

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Kannada placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Kannada vocabulary.

English PrepositionsKannada Prepositions
aboutbagge
abovemele
acrossmoolaka
afteraamele
againstviruddha
amongmadhye
aroundsuthha
ashaage
atalli
beforeaagale
behindhindhe
belowkelage
beneathkelage
besidepakka
betweenmadhye
beyonddhhora
butaadhare
bymoolaka
despiteaadhare
downkelage
duringaaga
exceptbittu
foradhakkagi
fromadharindha
inindha
insideolagindha
intoolagindha
nearhatthira
nextbalika
ofindha
onmele
oppositeviruddha
outhorage
outsidehoragade
overmele
permadhye
plusmatthu
roundgola
sinceindha
thanmele
throughindha
tillalliyavaregu
toindha
towardsameepa
underkelage
unlikeadhannu bittu
untilalliyavaregu
upmele
viaindha
withjothe
withinolagindha
withoutilladhe
two wordseradu padhagalu
according toadhakkanusaravagi
because ofadhakkagi
close toadhara hatthira
due toaddhakkagi
except foradhannu biitu
far fromadhrindha dhoora
inside ofadhara olage
instead ofadannu bittu
near toadhara hatthira
next toadhara balika
outside ofadharindha horage
prior toaddhakintha hindhe
three wordsmooru padhagalu
as far aseevaregu
as well asatharindha
in addition toathara jothege
in front ofathara mundhe
in spite ofathagyu
on behalf ofadhakkagi
on top ofadhara mele
demonstrative prepositionsdemonstrative prepositions
thisidhu
thatadhu
theseivu
thoseavu

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